Barrett made his NASCAR debut in the Busch Series at the 1992 Food City 250 at the age of 19, finishing 26th out of 29 cars following an accident on lap 39. He made a few limited starts in the Busch Series for several years, finishing a career best 5th at the spring race at Atlanta in 1996. In 1999, he ran several races in the Channellock Chevy for Darwin Oordt but was soon replaced by Butch Miller. He finished out the year for Steve Coulter, competing in the final three races of the season for him. 1999 was also the year he made his Winston Cup debut, at the Las Vegas 400 for Junie Donlavey, starting 42nd and finished 30th in the #90 Nestle NesQuik/HILLS BROS. Coffee Ford Taurus. After only qualifying for two of the several races he attempted with Donlavey that year, he joined Tri-Star Motorsports for the 2000 Daytona 500 with sportcut.com as a sponsor. He attempted the Bud Shootout qualifer for drivers who ran the fastest in 2nd-round-qualifying in 1999, but crashed, and did not make the 500. After running several Busch Series races as an owner/driver in 2002, In 2003, he signed with Jack Roush's Busch Series team and won two poles, but sponsorship woes forced the team to close down. In 2004, Barrett returned to Nextel Cup driving the #94 car owned by Dave Watson. For 2005, Barrett attempted another part time Cup Schedule with the #92 Chevy for Front Row Motorsports. But he was released and started his own team His first race in the #95 at Dover in the MBNA 400, he finished 43rd, due to an accident on lap 8. The next race he got it he finished 42nd, due to engine problems in the SBM Chevy. The last race of the year he got it for was the Phoenix race, which he got funding from CHEETAH Electrical Speed Systems, but blew a tire early, putting him out of the race. He started his year in the Busch Series in the underfunded #36 DCT Motorsports Chevy, was 20th in points, when he departed and signed for a one race deal with #40 car at FitzBradshaw Racing.
In 2006 Barett attempted many of the early races in his own car but failed to qualify in some of the attempts. In September at Dover, Barrett drove for Front Row Motorsports and had his second best finish of the year: 35th.
Stanton has performed as a stumant in skiing, motocross and snowmobile racing. He has worked in nearly 150 motion pictures and television series . He has worked additionally in stunt doubling and stunt coordinating for many of Hollywood actors in films such as: The Dukes of Hazzard, Spider-Man 1 & 2, Jurassic Park 2 & 3, Rat Race, Blade, 1989, Nutty Professor, Volcano, Extreme Jumanji, and Fastlane (TV Series)Fastlane.
His father, Stan Barrett who was also a Hollywood stuntman raced in 19 Winston Cup series races between 1980 and 1990, posting two top ten finishes. Stan was the first person to exceed the speed of sound in a car.
Stanton is the godson of Paul Newman.
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